Labor, Department of
This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, if they meet the below NY HELPS minimum qualifications.
NY HELPS Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s or higher degree.
It is expected that employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status in the future, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified. If you are interested in the NY-HELPS program, or this position, you may reply to this vacancy posting, or you may visit the New York State Department of Civil Service website at https://www.cs.ny.gov/help/ (copy and paste in browser) to register today, in three easy steps.
Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.
Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:
Current Department of Labor employee with permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service as a Training Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2. An employee with less than one year of permanent competitive service is eligible for reassignment to a different geographic location if reachable for appointment in the new location.
70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
Current New York State employee with one year or more permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 13 or higher may be eligible for transfer under section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
52.6 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
Current New York State employee with one year or more permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 13 or higher and deemed Administrative by the Department of Civil Service may be eligible for transfer under section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.
NOTE: A comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer to Training Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2 is available through Civil Service GOT-IT available at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/.
70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 11 or higher and who has passed the PCO or PATT exam and has a bachelor’s degree* may be eligible for appointment.
This position may be designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.
Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. This information can be found at http://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/degrees.cfm. Candidates are responsible for the evaluation fee.
Experience in unemployment insurance claims and processes, project management, employee training, and workforce development
Knowledge of instructional design methodologies
Proficient with Microsoft Office tools and Office 365 and video conferencing software (Teams, Zoom, WebEx)
Strong writing and speaking skills
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to communicate and provide status updates to leadership, including agency Training Director
Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders
As a Training Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2 within EDGE, the incumbent will design and deliver a variety of training courses to Department of Labor employees throughout the state. Trainings may include job specific and customized topics, including but not limited to workplace skills, management and supervisory training, The incumbent will:
Support training efforts for the Unemployment Insurance Modernization Project
Assist in developing curriculum training projects pertaining to unemployment insurance
Draft and update training materials pertaining to Unemployment Insurance policies and procedures
Identify training needs, develop curriculum, and schedule training for staff
Participate in discussions/meetings with stakeholders to support new training procedures and solutions
Assist with development of informational material related to training procedures and solutions
Incorporate technology and web-based applications in design and delivery of training
Track and compile training metrics including course attendance and course completion, and course evaluations
Telecommuting will be discussed at the interview.
If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding
salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-
To apply for this job please visit statejobsny.com.